Morning News, Monday, December 18
Posted 12/18/2017 07:51AM
December 18, 2017
Today is Day 6
The rotation for today is:
NORMAL ROTATION SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
Choice of Fruit
TODAY IN HISTORY
Kublai Khan renames his empire “Yuan” in 1271
In 1777, the US celebrates its first Thanksgiving, in honor of the defeat of Burgoyne at Saratoga
New Jersey becomes the Third State in 1787
President Woodrow Wilson marries Edith Bolling Galt while President in 1915
The US House of Representatives approves the 18th Amendment in 1918, starting Prohibition
Josef V. Stalin, leader of the USSR (1878)
Ty Cobb, baseball player (1886)
Edwin Armstrong, inventor of FM radio (1890)
Benjamin O. Davis, Tuskeegee Airman & first USAAF General of African descent (1912)
Betty Grable, actress (1916)
Ossie Davis, actor (1917)
Keith Richards, guitarist (1943)
Steven Spielberg, film director (1946)
Brad Pitt, actor (1963)
McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
National Day (Qatar)
New Jersey Day (New Jersey)
The Library Media Center has sent out notices to all students who have overdue materials. All overdue items need to be returned before the Winter Break. Bills for items not returned will be sent home in early January.
Northern Region chorus students will NOT practice after school today. Please take your regular bus home.
Directed Study Tuesday: 6th grade band on stage
Directed Study Thursday: all 7/8th grade band on stage
Tuesday after school: Holiday caroling special Band~
Jethro Joey M
Paul K Joey C
Sara R Adriano
Northern Regional Chorus students will practice after school today from 2:30-3:00
MEMORY / GRATITUDE
Any student who signed up to make Memory Boxes, we will meet this Tuesday & Thursday during Direct Study. We will meet in room 102 (across from the Band room). Passes will be provided.
Don't forget to bring any special pictures or quotes you would like to put on your box!
PICTURE RETAKE DAY
Picture Retake Day is TODAY!! Students will be called to the auditorium by announcement and need to have with them the photos that they are returning. Students who were absent on the first picture day need to be photographed today but do not need photos to return.
Math Counts will meet on Tuesday this week, after school until 3:30pm in Room 120.
Congratulations to the following wrestlers who won matches this weekend at the Walsh Duels. They were:
Shohum Patel Mason Aborio
Joshua King Landon Vieira
Jack Spilka Christianna Morley
Ryan Sheer Jacob Hines
Mary Morley Marco Marino
Duncan Mute Eric Eltman